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Greg Rehmke joined us in Monument, Colorado, in 2011 to share these thoughts on economic thinking.

Episode 30: Economic Concepts in Limited Prep Part 2 with Greg Rehmke

This week’s podcast is Part 2 of Greg Rehmke, a free market analyst and educator. His insights into economics is incredibly useful for all sorts of speeches, especially debate and limited prep. Economic Concepts Part 2 with Greg Rehmke Download the MP3 NOTES: FDA solution vs. LU solution Top-down solution vs. free market solutions FedEx solution […]

Greg Rehmke travels the country to train students on the value of free market economics.

Episode 29: Economic Concepts in Limited Prep Part 1 with Greg Rehmke

This week’s podcast is Part 1 of Greg Rehmke, a free market analyst and educator. His insights into economics is incredibly useful for all sorts of speeches, especially debate and limited prep. Economic Concepts Part 1 with Greg Rehmke Download the MP3 NOTES: Economics is very broad, but all economists agree on some assumptions. Basic economics […]

Travis Herche leading the Red Book lecture at Training Minds Camp.

Episode 28: Believable Blocking with Travis Herche

Blocking is the “choreography of actions and movements in a scene” (from Keys to Interp) by Travis Herche. Episode 28 goes into detail of the three “walls” interpers need to consider in blocking. Travis Herche on Believable Blocking Download the MP3 Notes: This audio follows a live demonstration of Kacey and Karlyn Leander’s award winning speech from 2012 NITOC. […]

Chris Jeub administers debate events and edits debate publications.

Episode 27: Telling the Truth in Debate with Chris Jeub

Telling the truth in debate is incredibly important, probably more important than any other responsibility. This is why we keep returning to it. Host Chris Jeub has a monologue story to share before hearing from Vance Trefrethen on the importance of ethical debating. Chris Jeub & Vance Trefethen Download the MP3 NOTES: Today’s podcast is […]

Coach Parks helping novice students through their first debate round at camp.

Episode 26: Strategic Negative Debating with Rob Parks Part II

Training Minds Ministry continues from its last podcast (Episode 25) with Rob Parks on Strategic Negative Debating. Strategic Negative Debating with Rob Parks Part II Download the MP3 Did you miss Part I? No problemo! Catch up here. NOTES: Tool #1: Impact and solvency. Tool #2: Specifics and vagueness. Tool #3: Find assertions and assumptions. […]

Rob Parks Teaching

Episode 25: Strategic Negative Debating with Rob Parks Part I

This 2014 recording is of Mr. Rob Parks, one of Training Minds Ministry’s main coaches for team-policy debate. The principles he gives in this lecture helps students prepare for efficient and affective negative debating. Strategic Negative Debating with Rob Parks Part I Download the MP3 NOTES: Every debater will be debating HALF the time on […]

Shane and Vance

Episode 24: Advanced Analysis & Refutation with Vance Trefethen

This 2013 recording is of Vance Trefethen leading a lab with camp students learning advanced strategies for key analysis and refutation techniques. Advanced Analysis & Refutation with Vance Trefethen Download the MP3 NOTES: How debaters analyze evidence when it is entered into a round. Don’t be afraid to say “I don’t know.” Five tips of […]

Christian homeschoolers know how to have fun.

Episode 23: Successful Debate Camps with Chris Jeub

Today’s HOST and GUEST are the same people! Chris Jeub isn’t running any debate camps this summer, but he gives THREE SECRETS that are most often overlooked from camps, and they can help you both RUN and JOIN the most successful debate camp this summer. Chris Jeub – Debate Camp in Orlando, Florida Download the […]

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